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"We R: Penn State R Users’ Group is an interdisciplinary work space, discussion and presentation forum for Penn State graduate students (undergraduates, postdocs, faculty, and staff also welcome) who use (or would like to learn) R for science."
This lesson includes downloading R, creating an ArcGIS Project, and installing the R-ArcGIS bridge, along with aggregation of point data by counts, and analysis of crime hot spots.
Note when using the R-ArcGIS Bridge, library used is the arcgisbinding library, new functions include:
arc.check_product(): Prints information about ArcGIS product; arc.open(): creates a new arc.dataset class object; arc.select(): selects a subject of attributes from arc.dataset class object; arc.data2sp(): converts R data frame into a spatial object
The R – ArcGIS Community is a community driven collection of free, open source projects making it easier and faster for R users to work with ArcGIS data, and ArcGIS users to leverage the analysis capabilities of R." Includes downloads on GitHub and discussion on Geonet